Cutting the Cord

Cutting the Cord: The Time Has Come

For a long time now I’ve been contemplating what would for me be quite a big decision, that of cutting the cord on cable. I thought about doing this last year when I noticed that my TV package costs seemed to be rising at a much steeper rate than the rate of inflation and the rises just seemed to keep on coming.

personal loan for mortgage deposit

Can you fund a mortgage deposit using a personal loan?

A few months ago I wrote a post discussing different ways to fund your mortgage deposit, beyond the recommended method of saving up the money, of course. In that post I was really tempted to talk about personal loans.

Choosing a colour

How Much Money Can DIY Save You?

Owning a house is expensive, there are bills to pay, decorating to be done and a constant stream of things that require your attention. If you have your wits about you and are happy to put in a bit of hard work to save some money then you’ll probably turn to DIY.

Let’s talk figures shall we? Just how much money can you save by doing DIY rather than getting someone else to do the work for you?

hiring an employee

Protect Your Business: Get Interviewees DBS Checked!

Are you a small to medium business owner or perhaps a budding entrepreneur? Then it’s likely that you’ll be dedicating a lot of your time and money to your work, and you’ll want to ensure your efforts pay off.

Budget 2015

5 Ways the New Conservative Budget Might Affect You

I know, I know, talking about the budget isn’t exactly exciting stuff, but if you care about your finances then knowing this stuff can have a real impact on your wealth, and that’s definitely interesting.